2017 SOAR Award & Superintendent’s Award Winners Named

A record-breaking thirty-three staff members, volunteers and community partners were honored at the Affton School District’s 21st Annual Service and Outstanding Achievement Recognition (SOAR) Awards on April 19. A special Superintendent’s Award was also presented. “It is my privilege to represent the Board of Education and an honor to recognize 33 exceptional people that help… Read more »

Affton Names 2017-18 Teachers of the Year

Pictured from left: Janet Peistrup, Laura Pezzani, Colleen Malone, Alison Nixon Janet Peistrup, reading specialist at Mesnier Primary School, has been named the Affton School District’s 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year. At an awards ceremony on April 19, Peistrup was awarded the honor. Each Affton school also named a Teacher of the Year for their… Read more »

2017 Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) Schedule

The Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) is designed to measure how well students acquire the skills and knowledge described in the Missouri Learning Standards (MLS). They are one way we ensure we are meeting children’s needs and help students determine whether or not they are meeting their educational goals. No matter if students plan to attend college… Read more »

Congratulations RMS Vocalists!

Congratulations to the following Rogers Middle School vocalists who participated in the St. Louis Suburban Music Educators Association Solo & Small Ensemble Festival on April 8: I Rating (Superior) Abigail Bennett, 7th grade Faith Couse, 8th grade Elaina Seidelman, 8th grade II Rating (Excellent) Lucy Burke, 8th grade Kirsten Kahl, 8th grade Isabelle Leyba, 7th grade Elma… Read more »

RMS Bus 4: Minor Accident

UPDATE – 3:30 P.M.: Contact has been made with parents of all students who were on board Rogers Middle School Bus 4 this afternoon. Our appreciation goes to the Affton Fire Protection District and the St. Louis County Police – Affton/Southwest Precinct for their always swift and professional response. —-ORIGINAL ALERT—- PARENT ALERT: At approximately… Read more »

Lauren Knoll Named Director of Early Learning

Following an extensive search for talent and experience, the Affton School District Board of Education on Tues., April 4, approved the hiring of Lauren Knoll as Director of Early Learning for Affton Early Childhood and Parents As Teachers for the 2017-2018 school year. “With such dynamic and diverse experience, we are confident that Lauren will… Read more »

School Board Vacancy: Applications Due April 18

With the recent resignation of Larry Knox, Affton School District is now looking for interested community members to fill a vacant seat on the Board of Education. “We are looking for someone who understands the importance of this position in continuing to move our district toward excellence,” said Board President Tom Bellavia. “The ideal candidate… Read more »

Affton Strong Student of the Month | Feb 2017

This school year we will once again be recognizing one Affton student each month for the things that make them Affton Strong, both in and out of school — this year on video! Our Affton Strong Student of the Month is: Emir Husic – Gotsch Intermediate School Emir is a third-grader and is proud to be Affton Strong! “Emir… Read more »

AHS Seniors Recognized by C-SPAN

Three Affton High School seniors have been recognized by C-SPAN in their annual StudentCam documentary competition. Haley Gassel, Seid Music and John Rolwes received honorable mention and a $250 prize for their project titled “Education Reform in the United States.” Click link to view. “We chose this topic because education is something so close and so… Read more »

Affton Board Vice President Resigns

Vice President Larry Knox informed the school board and superintendent last night of his immediate resignation from the Affton Board of Education. “It has been an honor to serve this district and the Affton community for over seven years. The accomplishments that Affton School District has achieved in this time are impressive, and the extraordinary efforts… Read more »

Elaine Kistner Receives Honor from SSD

On Wed., March 8, Elaine Kistner, a real-time translator at Affton High School, was honored at the 2017 SSD Salutes banquet. Elaine received a Lasting Impression Award, which honors dedicated individuals within the Special School District. Created in 2006, it is awarded to SSD support staff who make a difference in the lives of students both… Read more »